By Stuart Gillespie

English Translation and Classical Reception is the 1st actual cross-disciplinary learn bringing English literary background to undergo on questions on the reception of classical literary texts, and vice versa. The textual content attracts at the author’s exhaustive wisdom of the topic from the early Renaissance to the current.

  • The first book-length research of English translation as a subject matter in classical reception
  • Draws at the author’s exhaustive wisdom of English literary translation from the early Renaissance to the present
  • Argues for a remapping of English literary background which might take right account of the at the moment overlooked historical past of classical translation, from Chaucer to the present
  • Offers a commonly ranging chronological research of English translation from historical literatures
  • Previously little-known, unknown, and occasionally suppressed translated texts are recovered from manuscripts and explored when it comes to their implications for English literary heritage and for the translation of classical literature


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